It was dead, though.
Soaring over estuary. A juvenile one found at the top of Western Hemlock.
Walking along in marsh and rapidly poking its bill in the mud to look for food. Aggressive display when one dowitcher impinges on another dowitcher's territory. With breeding plumage (orange neck and chest).
Swimming in circles in estuary area (during low tide).
Flying in an undulating pattern across the marsh.
Perched in an Elderberry shrub.
Male producing aggressive display when a male enters its territory. Female continues to peck away on ground.
Building many nests beneath the eaves of the roof of the white colored barns.
Darting about between two white barns.
Dabbling in lake.
A huge group soaring across grasses and sedges with their heads down to search for food.
Pollinating a flower of a Himalaya Blackberry.
One was curled up and floating on the water.
Eating small insects in marsh grass.
Flying across marshlands.
Perched on a cattail, watching its territory.
Growing along the marshlands.
Perched on a Red Alder tree.